New York Times - 06/07/1991
"...First-rate farcical performances....Applegate is charming..."
School is out, mom is on vacation, and the Crandell kids are ready to party! Their baby-sitter, however, has other things in mind. But just as the Crandell kids are about to give up on having any summer fun, the baby-sitter dies leaving them free from adult supervision.
Christina Applegate, who plays Kelly Bundy in the hit TV show "Married With Children," is the star of this wacky comedy about a group of kids trying to cope with a very weird situation. While mom takes off for a trip to Australia with her boyfriend, the kids are left in the care of the elderly babysitter from hell. Then things go from bad to worse: the old lady dies, leaving them without a cent to their name. Teenager Sue Ellen, the oldest sibling, realizes that they'd better do something fast if they want to eat. Because one thing's for sure: no one wants to let mom know that the babysitter's dead...